Baker & McKenzie becomes first U.S. law firm to open Peru office

Firm announces acquisition of Lima-based Estudio Echecopar

Baker & McKenzie is venturing into some exciting new territory.

Yesterday, the 4,000-lawyer law firm announced that it had acquired Estudio Echecopar, a Peru law firm. With this deal, Baker &McKenzie becomes the first U.S. law firm to establish an office in the South American country. The firm now has 72 offices in 45 countries, including 15 offices in seven Latin American countries.

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